Look what I just found - my old Autograph Book. Did you keep one? I had two: this one, which was for special people - celebrities and overseas relations mainly; and an every day one for school friends. That ones's still AWOL.
Autograph books were really popular in my youth. Nowadays you really only see those Disneyland ones for collecting character signatures and photos. Not quite the same thing, really, are they.
When I was young, I was most proud of the famous people:
Harry M Corbett and Wilfred Brambell - Steptoe and Son
Paul Cronin - The Sullivans
And the controversial ones:
Nowadays, though, it's pages like these that are the most special of all:
...and my Mum.